Michel Le Vassor
Michel le Vassor (1648?–1718) was a French Oratorian priest and author, who became a Protestant in exile in England. He is known for theological, historical and political works.
He was born in Orl...
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Géry Leuliet
Géry-Jacques-Charles Leuliet (12 January 1910 – 1 January 2015) was a French prelate of the Roman Catholic Church and at the time of his death, was the oldest bishop of the Catholic Church, at 104 yea...
Emmanuel Joseph Sieyès
Emmanuel Joseph Sieyès (3 May 1748 – 20 June 1836), most commonly known as the Abbé Sieyès ([sjejɛs]), was a French Roman Catholic abbé, clergyman and political writer. He was one of the chief politic...
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Joseph-Émile Baeteman
Joseph-Émile Baeteman (September 29, 1880 – 1938) was a French missionary and religious writer. He wrote a dictionary of Amharic (Dictionnaire amarigna-français) that was a pioneer work and became sta...
Jean Lejeune
Jean Lejeune (born at Poligny in 1592; died at Limoges, 19 August 1672) was a French Oratorian priest, known as a preacher. Blindness overtook him at the age or thirty-five, and he was known as "The ...
Jean d'Estrées
Jean d'Estrées ([ʒɑ̃ dɛstʁe]; 1666 – 3 March 1718) was a French priest and politician. He was the son of Jean II d'Estrées and his wife Marie Marguerite Morin.He was born in Paris, the nephew of Cardi...
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Roch-Ambroise Cucurron Sicard
Roch-Ambroise Cucurron Sicard (20 September 1742 - 10 May 1822) was a French abbé and instructor of the deaf.Born at Le Fousseret, in the ancient Province of Languedoc (now the Department of Haute-Gar...
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Évariste Régis Huc
Évariste Régis Huc, C.M., or the Abbé Huc, (1813–1860) was a French missionary Catholic priest and traveller, famous for his accounts of China, Tartary and Tibet, in his book "A Journey Through the Ch...
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Félix Dupanloup
Mgr. Félix Antoine Philibert Dupanloup (3 January 1802 – 11 October 1878) was a French ecclesiastic.
Dupanloup was born at Saint-Félix, in Haute-Savoie, an illegitimate son of Camillo Borghese. In...
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Henri de Lubac
Henri-Marie Joseph Sonier de Lubac, SJ (known as Henri de Lubac, [lybak]; 20 February 1896 – 4 September 1991) was a French Jesuit priest who became a Cardinal of the Catholic Church, and is con...
Louis Legrand (theologian)
Louis Legrand, S.S. (b. Lusigny-sur-Ouche, Burgundy, 12 June 1711, d. at Issy, Île-de-France, 21 July 1780) was a French Sulpician priest and theologian, and a Doctor of the Sorbonne.
After studyi...
Charles Amarin Brand
Charles-Amarin Brand (27 June 1920 - 31 March 2013) was a French prelate of the Roman Catholic Church.Brand was born in Mulhouse, France and was ordained a priest on July 11, 1943, from the Archdioces...
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Gaspard Terrasson
Gaspard Terrasson (October 1680 – 2 January 1752) was a French Oratorian, teaching humanities and afterwards philosophy, and later a well-known preacher.
Terrasson was born at Lyon. His or...
Jean-Marie Beurel
Jean-Marie Beurel was born on 5 February 1813 at Plouguenast, in Lower Brittany, France. He was assigned to the Mission of Siam by the Missions Étrangères de Paris and arrived in Singapore on 27 Octo...
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Gabriel Girard (priest)
Gabriel Girard (1677, Montferrand – 4 February 1748, Montferrand) was a French churchman and grammarian, notable as the author of the first work on synonyms published in France.He was chaplain to the ...
Florentine Bechtel
The Reverend Florentine Stanislaus Bechtel, S.J., (Haguenau, Alsace, 4 February 1857 - ) was a French-born American Biblical scholar.Bechtel entered the Jesuits in his native France and was sent to se...
Pierre Clergue
Pierre Clergue was a priest in the village of Montaillou, France in the late thirteenth and early fourteenth century. He is the central figure in Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie's book Montaillou, a pioneeri...
Nicholas Barré
Nicholas Barré, O.M. (21 October 1621 – 31 May 1686), was a French Minim friar and Catholic priest, who founded the Sisters of the Infant Jesus. He has been beatified by the Roman Catholic Church.
Denis of the Nativity
Pierre Berthelot (Honfleur, 12 December 1600 - Sumatra, 27 November 1638) was a French sailor and cartographer in the service of the king of Portugal, and later Discalced Carmelite friar in Goa, takin...
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Claude Bernard (priest)
Father Claude Bernard (December 23, 1588 – March 23, 1641) was a French Roman Catholic priest who was primarily active in ministry to prisoners and criminals, especially those condemned to death. He i...
Nicolas Viel
Father Nicolas Viel, O.M.R., (died 25 June 1625) was a French Recollect missionary to the Hurons from 1623 to 1625.
Among the first missionaries sent by France to its colony, Viel traveled to Huro...
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François Langlade
François de Langlade du Chayla (c. 1647 – 24 July 1702) was the French Catholic Abbé of Chaila (or Chayla), Archpriest of the Cevennes and Inspector of Missions of the Cevennes. His brutal repression ...
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Jean Gailhac
Jean Gailhac was born in Béziers, France on November 13, 1802. He entered the major seminary in Montpellier in 1821 and was ordained by Bishop Nicolas Fournier for the Diocese of Montpellier on Septe...
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Louis-Paul-Armand Simonneaux
Louis-Paul-Armand Simonneaux (January 19, 1916 – January 22, 2009) was a French prelate of the Roman Catholic Church and was one of the oldest living bishops and one of oldest French bishops at ...
François Bourgoing (priest)
François Bourgoing (1585–1662) was a Superior general of the Oratory of Jesus. He succeeded Charles de Condren. He was a follower of Pierre de Bérulle.
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François Bourgade
François Bourgade (born 7 July 1806 in Gaujan, died 21 May 1866 in Paris) was a French missionary and philosopher. He was one of the first French missionaries to Muslim North Africa.